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The Kingdom Within (2015)

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The film began as a response to a couple of evangelical Christian pastors referring to yoga as “demonic” and “against Christianity.” This film is a compilation of interviews from yogis, Christians, and scholars comparing these ancient spiritual systems, and why or why not they might have a compatible application.

The film explores many layers of inquiry behind yoga’s presence in America. Beyond the theology there is a need to answer the question: Is yoga just physical exercise? Several people from a variety of backgrounds chime in on this initial topic. If it’s just stretching, then it’s probably fine for people of other faiths to practice it. But if it’s a spiritual practice integrated in an ancient Indian philosophy, could it potentially conflict with Christian doctrine?

Bob Peck
English

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valena, posted on May 28, 2016

I am so grateful for the experience and the opportunity to watch such an amazing documentary!! I believe no one is exempt from the power of God! Yoga is a wonderful way to get you closer to God and so many other wonderful way to live life like Jesus did!
Nameste!

gi.schnell, posted on January 23, 2016

I think this film exemplifies Christ message beautifully. The ex-con yoga instructor seems to embody the genuine message of Christ better then any of the established church officials.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on January 28, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We're glad this documentary inspired you.

SuzannaB@Gaia

Candrews, posted on January 21, 2016

Beautiful and inspiring! Thank you!!!

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